Victorinox Limited Edition 2013 Damascus Explorer “Carl Elsener”

The 2013 edition in the Victorinox Damascus series was a Limited Edition Explorer. The Victorinox Explorer was Carl Elsener Sr.’s favorite SAK model. Elsener passed away in 2013 and to commemorate him Victorinox released this Damascus Limited Edition with his autograph laser etched on the front. The scales are hardwood; the ones on this particular knife (and another one I owned) are perfect but on lots of these the scales are very rough and uneven. The autograph is often very

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Victorinox SwissChamp with rosewood scales

The Victorinox SwissChamp is arguably the most iconic Swiss Army Knife. It’s the largest regular knife although several larger models primarily aimed at collectors exist, like the SwissChamp XLT, SwissChamp XXLT and SwissChamp XAVT. For me, my interest in SAKs started back in the 1990s when I borrowed a friend’s SwissChamp. That’s why this iconic knife will always have a special meaning :) This particular SwissChamp is dressed in rosewood scales which have a nice dark brown color, especially compared

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Victorinox 74mm Travel Sprays

Over the last few years I’ve added ten different variations of the 74mm Travel Spray to my collection. I’ve never used one and they are a bit of a weird gimmick, but somehow I really like these. I’m a big fan of the 74mm line of Swiss Army Knives and I like the scale designs of these travel sprays. Most of these match one particular Swiss Army fragrance, with some exceptions like the one with the flag of Brazil. These

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